Strymon Delay Pedals


 
 
Strymon TimeLine
Multidimensional Delay Pedal
  Strymon El Capistan
dTape Echo Delay Pedal
  Strymon Brigadier
dBucket Delay Pedal
TimeLine provides you with twelve different delay machines, each with extensive control over sonic character and feel. Get warm and fuzzy analog style repeats all the way to shimmery, sparkling, and crystalline ice delays.   El Capistan provides three different tape machine types in one, each with three unique modes. Go from the sound of a pristine, studio-quality tape machine to the heavily fluctuating sound of a machine in need of service.   Brigadier utilizes asuper-powerful SHARC DSP and dedicates all of it’s horsepower to doing one thing and one thing only—delivering the best analog bucket brigade delay sound ever.
         
   
         


   
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Artist Feature: Strymon + Keyboards = <3

Posted by Angela

What do you get when you combine Strymon gear, synths and some creative minds? Check out some artists we have enjoyed recently with their mad keyboard and synth skills.

 

Peter Dyer joined us here at the Strymon shop and brought with him a ridiculous arsenal of cool keyboards. When he arrived his car was loaded up with a Dave Smith Prophet 12, Nord Stage 2, Korg Volca Keys, Arturia Microbrute, and the Therevox ET 4.3. We had a ton of fun recording these sound clips with him, and enjoyed hearing the many unique sounds he put together with BigSky.

 

Seif Sherif – Musician and visual artist Seif Sherif shared this picture of his Korg MS-20 and El Capistan.

 

Dylan Thomas
Check out this great tour photo that Hillsong United’s Dylan Thomas sent us.
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Jonì Velásquez
We came across this picture that Jonì Velásquez hash-tagged us on and enjoyed all the Strymon synth goodness going on.

 

Yasmin Hadisubrata
Yasmin Hadisubrata hash-tagged us for this one which was shot while he was getting ready for his tour with Ivy Quainoo.

 

Scott Brown
Scott Brown took this atmospheric picture while experimenting with some drone sounds, hope we get to hear some of it!

 

TheStrangeAgency
TimeLine, BigSky and 5 Novation Bass Stations, yep you heard us right, 5 Novation Bass Stations. Got to check this out.

 

Edwin Lucchesi
Well this might be cheating putting this in the Keyboard/Synth feature, but it is crazy cool and we live in the digital age now and this Virtual ANS is a software simulator of the Russian synthesizer ANS. So that’s fair! Enjoy :)

 

Tim Oliver
Tim Oliver’s Roland Paraphonic-505 is full of wonder and that just builds up with the addition of El Capistan. Get taken on a wonderous journey while you listen to this one.

 

Jon Carolino
Jon Carolino’s videos have a way of soothing you into a nice calm. This one especially can help bring your heart rate down and you can just sit back, close your eyes and relax.

 

zibbybone
We’d be pleased if most of our “just noodling” turned out this beautiful. Noodle away zibbybone, we could listen for hours.

 

Trygve Stakkeland
Simple, beautiful and can we say even a little haunting.




Enter to win a Strymon holiday care package!

Posted by Ethan

Contest has ended. Stay tuned for other giveaways! Congratulations to:
Wayne Paterson — Toronto, Ontario, Canada — (Grand Prize Winner)
Adam Smale — New York, NY, USA — (Second Prize Winner)
Arturo Padilla — Encinitas, CA, USA — (Runner Up)
Jason Waggoner — Clarkston, MI, USA — (Runner Up)
Matt Ness — Louisville, KY, USA — (Runner Up)
Allan Williams — Maffra, Victoria, Australia — (Runner Up)
Ron Rosenberger — Newton, PA, USA — (Runner Up)

Present from StrymonNow that the holidays are upon us, we wanted to give thanks and celebrate the season by giving you the chance to win a Strymon holiday care package.

Enter to win a Grand Prize package consisting of our brand new BigSky Reverberator, El Capistan dTape Echo, our OB.1 Optical Compressor & Clean Boost, plus our Strymon “Clear Skies Ahead” t-shirt, and a nice cozy Strymon American Apparel hoodie. I’m not sure what we were thinking— that’s over a $1000 value!

Second prize is our OB.1 Optical Compressor & Clean Boost, “Clear Skies Ahead” t-shirt, and a Strymon hoodie. And five Runner Ups will receive a t-shirt! :)

All you need to do is fill out the form below. Contest ends on Wednesday December 11. Good luck and happy holidays.

Enter to win a Strymon Holiday Care Package!

The rules:

  • Enter the contest form below.
  • Please only enter once. Entering more than once will not improve your odds.
  • That’s it!

Grand prize:

One winner will receive:
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Second prize:

One winner will receive:
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Runner Up Prizes:

Five winners will receive:
Strymon Clear Skies Ahead t-shirt BigSky

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Vintage Guitar is giving away an El Capistan dTape Echo!

Posted by Ethan

Enter to win an El Capistan at Vintage GuitarLooking to add some vintage tape echo sounds to your rig? This month, our friends over at Vintage Guitar magazine are giving away one of our El Capistan dTape Echo pedals.

Head on over to the Vintage Guitar website, register to be a member of their site and to enter to win. Good luck! :)

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Enter to win a TimeLine, Ola, and blueSky!

Posted by Ethan

Contest has ended. Congratulations to Jeff Goldey from Parker, CO. Stay tuned for other giveaways!

Win 3 Strymon Pedals!We teamed up with The Deli Magazine and Guitar World to give away a tasty prize package— TimeLine Delay, blueSky Reverb and Ola Chorus/Vibrato! Head on over to the Guitar World website to enter to win. Their contest ends October 20. Enter to win now!

Enter to Win!

And if you’re in the Brooklyn, NY area on October 19-20, 2012, be sure to visit the 2012 Stomp Box Exhibit, put on by The Deli Magazine. We’ll have two complete Strymon pedal boards there for you to check out!

About TimeLine:

When we decided to create a studio-class stereo delay effects pedal, we knew we must go well beyond what has been done in the past. We spent months locked up in the Strymon sound design labs with an intense focus on dreaming up the most lush, creative, and musically inspirational delay effects ever heard.
[ learn more about TimeLine here ]

About Ola:

When we set out to design Ola dBucket Chorus and Vibrato, we knew that we wanted to take a high-performance SHARC DSP and dedicate all of it’s horsepower to doing one thing—providing the most lush and organic chorus and vibrato sounds ever heard.
[ learn more about Ola here ]

About blueSky:

The philosophy behind our blueSky Reverberator is simple—take a ridiculously powerful SHARC DSP and dedicate it to doing one thing only: producing the most lush, majestic and stunning reverbs ever.
[ learn more about blueSky here ]

Contest has ended. Congratulations to Jeff Goldey from Parker, CO. Stay tuned for other giveaways!




Guitar World is giving away a TimeLine delay!

Posted by Ethan

Contest has ended. Congratulations to Montgomery Groff from Denver, CO. Stay tuned for other giveaways!

TimeLineOur friends over at Guitar World are offering up a TimeLine delay pedal. Head on over there and enter to win! Contest ends August 13. Ok, go!

Enter to Win!

About TimeLine:

When we decided to create a studio-class stereo delay effects pedal, we knew we must go well beyond what has been done in the past. We spent months locked up in the Strymon sound design labs with an intense focus on dreaming up the most lush, creative, and musically inspirational delay effects ever heard.
| learn more here |




Looping with Strymon TimeLine

Posted by Ethan

Strymon TimeLine looperHey there! We just put together a couple videos that demonstrate looping with our TimeLine delay.

TimeLine Looper Basics

In this first video, we go over the basic looping features available from the front panel. All you need to do is press and hold TAP to enter looper mode, and you can access Record, Overdub, Play, and Stop. All of your delay knobs and parameters are accessible while looping. You can also set the looper to be pre-delay or post-delay. Running the looper pre-delay allows you to record your dry signal and affect the recorded signal with the delay sounds. Routing the looper post-delay will record the delay sounds to the loop. Check it out:

 

TimeLine Looper MIDI Control

If you want to take your looping a bit further, you can do so by connecting a MIDI controller to your TimeLine. Here we’re using a Voodoo Lab Ground Control Pro, though any MIDI foot controller that can utilize MIDI CC or note messages should work fine. Connecting a MIDI controller will give you access to additional looping features: Reverse, Half Speed, Undo to Initial Loop, Redo, and Looper Pre/Post. In this video, we showcase of these additional features and advanced looping techniques.

 

Setting up your MIDI controller

You can set up your MIDI controller with either MIDI CC (continuous controller), or MIDI note numbers.

MIDI CC values:

Record – CC# 87, any value
Play – CC# 86, any value
Stop – CC# 85, any value
Reverse (toggle) – CC# 94, any value
Full/Half Speed (toggle) – CC# 95, any value
Pre/Post (toggle) – CC# 96, any value
Undo (to initial loop) – CC# 89, any value
Redo – CC# 90, any value
Looper Level – CC# 98, value range 0-17

Note values:

Record – note 0, velocity > 0
Play – note 2, velocity > 0
Stop – note 4, velocity > 0
Reverse (toggle) – note 14, velocity > 0
Full/Half Speed (toggle) – note 16, velocity > 0
Pre/Post (toggle) – note 17, velocity > 0
Undo (to initial loop) – note 7, velocity > 0
Redo – note 9, velocity > 0




I Heart Guitar Blog hearts TimeLine

Posted by Ethan

I Heart Guitar Blog

We just read I Heart Guitar Blog’s review of TimeLine, and we’re super-excited to report that they loved it! Like really loved it. Here are some excerpts from the review:

“I’m not going to waste time here: the TimeLine is probably – no, scratch that: definitely – the best delay pedal I’ve ever used. ”

“The TimeLine is simply the ultimate delay pedal which will keep up with you whether you need simple, easily controlled meat-and-potato delay effects or the most processed, unique, idiosyncratic sounds imaginable.”

Check out the full review below:

Read the review!




TimeLine, blueSky, and El Capistan – looping nerdery

Posted by Ethan

When I’m not busy making videos, audio demos, and doing all of my marketing stuff for Strymon, I spend lots of time in my home studio making my own videos and nerding out with music gear. Basically, I’m just always nerding out with gear. :)

This video started out as a way to test out some new looping software (Circular Labs Mobius), but I ended up getting carried away and wrote a new song. I’ve got El Capistan and blueSky on my guitar, as well as TimeLine and an old Boss DF-2 on my vocals. I’ve been using TimeLine quite a bit for vocals—for this video, I’m using primarily the TimeLine Ice and Lo-Fi machines. Hope you dig it :)




Brigadier delay with Prophet ’08 and MiniMoog

Posted by Ethan

Peter Dyer (keyboardist for Mariah Carey, Van Hunt, Aloe Blacc, and many others) recently put together this killer demo of his DSI Prophet ’08, MiniMoog Model D, and his Brigadier dBucket Delay. Watch the video below, and learn more about Peter at his website!




blueSky reverb with Wurlitzer/Rhodes [demo]

Posted by Ethan

Peter Dyer (keyboardist for Mariah Carey, Van Hunt, Aloe Blacc, and many others) put together this sweet demo of his Wurlitzer, Rhodes, and blueSky Reverberator. Check it out below! Learn more about Peter at his website.




Nerding out with TimeLine and Roland Juno-6

Posted by Ethan

Hey everyone… You may know me as the Strymon marketing guy, but i’m also a guy that spends way too much time writing songs, making videos, and nerding out with music gear. This weekend I was busy working on new song ideas, and decided to put together a quick demo of what I was working on. In this video I’m running my Roland Juno-6 into TimeLine. Hope you dig it.




Steve Lukather

Posted by Ethan

Steve Lukather, session and touring guitarist extraordinaire, is currently touring Europe and rocking our bluesky Reverberator and Lex Rotary on his touring pedalboard. He recently sent us a couple photos of his setup.


And here are a few photos taken last year, when Terry and I visited Steve while he tracked guitar for his latest album. He used Ola chorus & vibrato, Brigadier delay and blueSky reverberator.

Steve Lukather is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, arranger, and record producer best known for his work with the rock band Toto. Lukather has played with many artists, released several solo albums, and worked as a composer, arranger, and session guitarist on more than 1,500 albums. And he totally shreds!




Nate Walcott from Bright Eyes

Posted by Ethan

Nate Walcott's pedalsNate Walcott is an arranger, composer, keyboard player, and trumpet player. He is a member of the band Bright Eyes, and also plays in Conor Oberst’s Mystic Valley Band.

Nate recently sent us a few photos of his live setup. He is utilizing a blueSky reverberator in his Hammond pedal board, and an El Capistan and Ola Chorus & Vibrato in his Rhodes pedal board. He will also be adding a Lex to his setup over the coming weeks.

In addition to his time with Bright Eyes, Nate has also toured with Lullaby for the Working Class, the Autumn Defense, Rilo Kiley, and the Glenn Miller Orchestra. In the studio, he has contributed arrangements to artists such as Maria Taylor, Pete Yorn, Cursive, The Faint, Rilo Kiley, Rachael Yamagata, and The Concretes.

 

Here’s a video of Bright Eyes performing Jejune Stars live at Lollapalooza, August 5th, 2011:




El Capistan Sound on Sound looping tips

Posted by Ethan

El Capistan dTape EchoIf you have an El Capistan on your pedalboard, you’ve probably spent some time having fun with the Sound on Sound mode. This mode is a complete recreation of a sliding head style mechanical tape loop system. It’s not a standard digital looper, so there are some pretty cool possibilities here.

I’ll be going over a few tips and tricks that you can use to make the most of this tape-style looper.

 

How to enter Sound on Sound mode

To enter Sound on Sound mode, select Single tape head Mode C. When you enter Sound on Sound mode, the machine is already recording, just like a real tape echo machine. El Capistan Sound on Sound mode is like having a tape-based looper inside a pedal.

 

How to splice and bulk erase your loop

You can instantly “splice” your own custom tape length in real-time. Press Tap once to set your splice ‘in’ point, and press Tap again to set your splice ‘out’ point. You can do this as you play or after you’ve recorded material to the loop. Pressing Tap a third time completely erases the tape and resets back to the original loop length.


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Strymon TimeLine – a preview

Posted by Ethan

Coming soon. TimeLine.

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